Andrew Constantine, conductor
Tower — Made in America
Puckett — Short Stories - Concerto for String Quartet and Orchestra
Sibelius — Symphony No.2, in D major, Op. 43
Sibelius was Finland’s greatest composer and a national hero. His most famous symphony is full of soaring melodies and folk like references. Joel Puckett’s Concerto, an infectious intertwining of eight short vignettes, receives its orchestral premiere at this concert.
This free pre-concert talk, sponsored by the Fort Wayne Philharmonic Friends, is designed to provide audience members insight into the evening's concert program and featured guest artists. Musically Speaking is hosted by Fort Wayne Philharmonic conducting staff, musicians, and guest artists.
For Masterworks concerts at the Embassy Theatre: The Gallery of the Grand Wayne Center.
For Masterworks concerts at Auer Performance Hall: Instrumental Rehearsal Room 120.
6:30 p.m. (one hour before every Masterworks concert)